Fastenal Company (FAST) Dividends

Fastenal Company (FAST)

Today's Latest Price: $43.23 USD

0.11 (0.26%)

Updated Oct 30 4:00pm

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Overall POWR Rating


POWR Components:

 Trade Grade  Buy & Hold Grade  Peer Grade  Industry Rank


Industry Rank:

Ranked of 58 in Industrial - Equipment

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Dividend Yield and Dividend History Highlights

  • FAST has issued more total dividends (as measured in absolute US dollars) over the past six years than 84.2% of other US stocks currently paying dividends.
  • As for stocks whose price is uncorrelated with FAST's price and thus may be suitable peers for a diversified dividend portfolio, check out the following: PLOW, MIC, OCC, FLS and HNNA.
FAST Ex-Dividend Date
FAST Dividend Yield
2.31%
FAST Annual Dividend
$1.00
FAST Payout Ratio

FAST Price Forecast Based on Dividend Discount Model

Current PriceDDM Fair Value Target: Forecasted Gain:
$43.23$47.57 9.15%

For dividend yielding stocks, the Dividend Discount Model (DDM) is a common valuation tool; it attempts to extrapolate a fair share price based primarily on the dividend the stock provides relative to a number of other quantiative aspects of its business. As for FAST, the DDM model generated by StockNews estimates a return of positive 9.15% in comparison to its current price. To help understand and contextualize the model's evaluation of FAST, investors may wish to consider are:

  • In comparison to other US listed dividend yielding stocks in the Industrials sector, Fastenal Co's expected return of 9.15% is higher than 82.11% of its fellow sector mates.
  • Compared to all dividend issuing stocks in our set, FAST has a discount rate lower than 82.11% of them (a lower discount rate is associated with lower risk).
  • Beta, which compares volatilty of an individual stock to that of the S&P 500, is lower for Fastenal Co than it is for 82.57% of other dividend issuers in the Industrials sector.

FAST Dividend Chart


FAST Dividend History

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FAST Dividends vs. Peers

FAST's dividend yield currently ranks #10 of 61 vs. its peers in the Industrial - Equipment category.
Rank Symbol Name Dividend Yield
1 MSM MSC Industrial Direct Company, Inc. 4.47%
2 ESND Essendant Inc. 4.38%
3 NVT nVent Electric plc Ordinary Shares 3.98%
4 NL NL Industries, Inc. 3.67%
5 WSO Watsco, Inc. 3.15%
6 EMR Emerson Electric Company 3.08%
7 LYTS LSI Industries Inc. 2.71%
8 HUBB Hubbell Inc 2.52%
9 BGC General Cable Corporation 2.40%
10 FAST Fastenal Company 2.33%
11 AIT Applied Industrial Technologies, Inc. 2.12%
12 EML Eastern Company (The) 2.10%
13 NPO EnPro Industries Inc 1.81%
14 HOLI Hollysys Automation Technologies, Ltd. 1.81%
15 B Barnes Group, Inc. 1.78%
16 HURC Hurco Companies, Inc. 1.76%
17 GWW W.W. Grainger, Inc. 1.74%
18 PH Parker-Hannifin Corporation 1.73%
19 AVY Avery Dennison Corporation 1.72%
20 PLPC Preformed Line Products Company 1.64%
21 PNR Pentair plc. Ordinary Share 1.55%
22 SXI Standex International Corporation 1.46%
23 SSD Simpson Manufacturing Company, Inc. 1.05%
24 ENS EnerSys 1.01%
25 KAI Kadant Inc 0.86%
26 SNHY Sun Hydraulics Corporation 0.81%
27 OFLX Omega Flex, Inc. 0.71%
28 BDC Belden Inc 0.63%
29 FTV Fortive Corporation 0.45%
30 ESE ESCO Technologies Inc. 0.39%
31 AIMC Altra Industrial Motion Corp. 0.38%
32 AMOT Allied Motion Technologies, Inc. 0.31%
33 HWCC Houston Wire & Cable Company 0.00%
34 PLUG Plug Power, Inc. 0.00%
35 HYGS Hydrogenics Corporation 0.00%
36 DXPE DXP Enterprises, Inc. 0.00%
37 BLDP Ballard Power Systems, Inc. 0.00%
38 PPSI Pioneer Power Solutions, Inc. 0.00%
39 NNBR NN, Inc. 0.00%
40 PRCP Perceptron, Inc. 0.00%
41 WCC WESCO International, Inc. 0.00%
42 TGEN Tecogen Inc. 0.00%
43 CIR CIRCOR International, Inc. 0.00%
44 TITN Titan Machinery Inc. 0.00%
45 AMSC American Superconductor Corporation 0.00%
46 TRS TriMas Corporation 0.00%
47 CUI CUI Global, Inc. 0.00%
48 GTLS Chart Industries, Inc. 0.00%
49 BW Babcock & Wilcox Enterprises, Inc. 0.00%
50 FCEL FuelCell Energy, Inc. 0.00%
51 ULBI Ultralife Corporation 0.00%
52 BE Bloom Energy Corporation 0.00%
53 CETX Cemtrex Inc. 0.00%
54 HDS HD Supply Holdings, Inc. 0.00%
55 AXE Anixter International Inc. 0.00%
56 ROLL RBC Bearings Incorporated 0.00%
57 VRT Vertiv Holdings LLC 0.00%
58 HNH Handy & Harman Ltd. 0.00%
59 MTSC MTS Systems Corporation 0.00%
60 LAWS Lawson Products, Inc. 0.00%
61 PKOH Park-Ohio Holdings Corp. 0.00%

Looking for More Information on FAST dividends?

Want to see what other sources are saying about Fastenal Co's dividends? Try the links below:

Fastenal Co Common Stock (FAST) Dividend History | Nasdaq
Dividend History for Fastenal Co (FAST) - Dividend Investor
Fastenal Co (FAST) Dividend History - Seeking Alpha


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